Antonio Hernandez's Blog (3)

I Need Play Time!

Today I had a workshop with about 45 teachers on Google Tools for Educators. Unfortunately, I was only given an hour to present. In order for me to give an effective PD (Professional Development), I like to have at least 2 hours. This way, participants can have some crucial play time. I don't like to give multiple hand outs and ask teachers to go through each piece of paper. I'd much rather walk them through the process and give them time to play and explore.

Fortunately, I was able to… Continue

Added by Antonio Hernandez on March 11, 2008 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Mac Book Air

I'm sure you have all heard about the new Laptop from Apple. Looks great, but will it work as promissed? I don't like tha fact that I have to use a second computer with a CD drive to load software onto the Mac Book Air. That seems to be an inconvenience to me. I know that eventually CD drives will become obsolete in the near future, just like the Floppy Drives. Remember those. I hope you're not still using them. :) But, what if I want to watch a DVD during a plane flight? I don't want to rent… Continue

Added by Antonio Hernandez on January 19, 2008 at 9:57am — No Comments

Keyboarding Skills, Are they needed?

I've come across people recently that challenge me on the need for keyboarding skills for students. I believe that keyboarding, although a valuable skill, is not that necessary anymore. I believe up until the late 80's, early 90's, typing and short hand were taught in High schools. These classes were meant to teach students necessary skills to make it out in the business world. With more computers being used, typing was slowly replaced with Introduction to Computers. Personally, I had typing… Continue

Added by Antonio Hernandez on January 14, 2008 at 5:41pm — 3 Comments

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